President and CEO
Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors Partners, SIOR
Larry Jensen is President and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors Partners. With more than 38 years in the commercial real estate business, Larry has been recognized as “Commercial Broker of the Year”, “Office Broker of the Year” and “Office Leasing Broker of the Year” for the Memphis region by his real estate industry peers. He was also featured in an article “Commercial Real Estate 101”, in Business Tennessee Magazine.
Larry and his team advise and represent corporations, institutions and individuals with innovative strategies, planning, and implementation related to business and commercial real estate. His clients have included: Smith & Nephew, ServiceMaster, Hunter Fan, FedEx Corporation, Kirkland’s, ACS Clothing, FedEx Express, Baker Donelson, AutoZone, Hewlett Packard, ACH Food Companies, Stratas Foods, The Campbell Clinic, Wright Medical Technologies, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System, First Alliance Bank, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
He is active on the Board of Visitors for the University of Memphis and the Board of Advisors for the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business. Larry was the former President of Memphis Tomorrow, an organization of CEOs of the larger Memphis-area companies and institutions and also served as Chairman of the Memphis Regional Chamber. He currently serves on the Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman Circle. Larry also serves on the Methodist Foundation’s as Chairman and the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences Chancellor’s Roundtable. He was recently elected to the National Board of Directors for Ducks Unlimited and as a trustee of the Governor’s Books from Birth for West Tennessee.
He has served for more than 10 years on the founding board of trustees and the executive committee of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy (SFPC). SFPC has responsibility for the oversight of park, for its operations, and for the recently completed $70 million redevelopment of the 4,500 acre urban park located in Memphis. He has served as committee chair for Park Operations and currently chairs the governmental affairs committee for SFPC.
Additionally, Larry is on the board and the governing committee of Committee for Economic Development (CED.org). CED is a 75-year old Washington-based, non-partisan policy think tank which is a part of The Conference Board. He serves as a co-chair the education initiatives of CED.
Larry is a licensed real estate broker in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi. He is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, Lambda Alpha Real Estate Society, Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis, and a member of the Urban Land Institute of Memphis.
He holds a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Memphis.